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Have your say!

The Parkinson’s UK campaign team would like your ideas about what they should be prioritising over the next 5 years. Go to https://surveys.parkinsons.org.uk/s/youshape/ to complete a survey (Or call 020 7963 9349 to get a paper copy of the survey) … Continue reading

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Devereux House activities

The Devereux House Day Care Centre in Farnborough provides stimulating therapeutic activities with the opportunity to meet new people and have a freshly prepared two course lunch. Transport can be provided depending on criteria and location. Contact Victoria or Evelyn … Continue reading

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Keep up to date with Parkinson’s research

Join the Research Support Network of Parkinson’s UK. More details at https://www.parkinsons.org.uk/research/get-involved-research. As a member you will receive notifications, usually via email, about opportunities to take part in research projects. These vary from detailed clinical trials of new treatment techniques … Continue reading

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Self-catering cottages in Dorset

Ellwood Cottages are three self-catering cottages in Dorset which are wheel-chair accessible. They get glowing reviews on tripadvisor! Find out more at www.ellwoodcottages.co.uk or ring 01258 818196

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Farewell to Sarah

Sarah’s visit to us in June was sadly her last as she has decided to retire as our PLA. She has been a great asset to the branch, coming as often as possible to our meetings despite living in Newbury. … Continue reading

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Revitalise holiday centres

There are three Revitalise holiday centres around England at Southampton, Chigwell and Southport. Their website ( http://revitalise.org.uk/ ) describes them as providing “Nurse led care with real holiday experiences, welcoming disabled people, carers and volunteers”

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RVS Home Help scheme

We have received the following information from Rushmoor Voluntary Service about their RVS Home Help Scheme. “The scheme offers “practical help with light housework and shopping – helping people to remain independent at home for as long as possible. It … Continue reading

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Ukelele concert

What is the best compliment a group can get at the end of a concert? A member of the audience coming up and asking if they can perform at another event! This is what happened when Kevin Manley brought a … Continue reading

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Guildford : Community Alarm Services

Guildford Borough Council run a CareLine community alarm service. It provides a 24-hour emergency link between your home and their monitoring centre. When you press the button on your pendant or lifeline unit, you are connected to friendly and experienced … Continue reading

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Rushmoor Home Help Scheme

Rushmoor Voluntary Services Home Help Scheme offers “practical help with light housework and shopping – helping people to remain independent at home for as long as possible. It is a not for profit service set up to provide light housework … Continue reading

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